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Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Conference Setting
Start Date: 2/18/2019       End Date: 2/20/2019
City: St. Petersburg
State/Province: Florida
Country: United States of America

Conference Details
Primary Focus: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Sponsor: Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc

Link to Organizer Site for More Information on this Event
https://www.gcus.com/

Description provided by the Organizer

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

  • Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations.
  • List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images.
  • Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations.
  • Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging.
  • Identify the sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle, and foot.
  • Demonstrate the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions and describe "in-plane" and "out of plane" injections/aspiration techniques using inanimate phantoms.
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.
  • Identify the sonographic anatomy during the performance of ultrasound guided MSK injections on cadaver models. (optional track)
  • Demonstrate the principals of imaging techniques for the performance of upper and lower extremity MSK injections on cadaver models. (optional track)
Instructors:

Craig Chappell DO, CAQSM, RMSK

Jon Jacobson MD, RMSK

Paul Lento MD, RMSK

Ralf G. Thiele MD, FACR

Shane Shapiro MD, RMSK

Timothy J. Mazzola MD, CAQSM, RMSK

Venue:

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

111 2nd Ave. NE, Suite 800, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Course website:

https://www.gcus.com/courses/about/3972/introduction-to-musculoskeletal-ultrasound